Starting times set for opening playoff games at Dodger Stadium
OK, you can plan your lives now.
Major League Baseball has set the starting times of the Dodgers’ opening two playoff games at Dodger Stadium.
The Friday opener against the Mets in the National League Division Series has been scheduled to begin at 6:45 p.m., while Saturday’s Game 2 has a 6:07 p.m. starting time.
The two games are expected to feature outstanding starting pitching, but at least hitters shouldn’t have to battle those 5 p.m. shadows at the stadium.
The series is set to move to New York for Game 3 on Monday.
The Dodgers have not officially announced their starting pitchers for the first two games in Los Angeles, though they are presumed to be Clayton Kershaw (16-7, 2.13 ERA) and Zack Greinke (19-3, 1.66). The Mets said they will start Jacob deGrom (14-8, 2.60) in the opener and Noah Syndergaard (9-7, 3.24) in Game 2.
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